Category Archives: Motorcycle Byways

Honda’s Summer Demo Ride

As I was flying the demo Cessna Caravan EX, 2500 feet below Honda was getting set to demo their motorcycles at Westside Honda in Selkirk. For many reasons most distributors simply won’t allow demo rides on new bikes. So how … Continue reading

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Start of August 2012 Gold Wing Motorcycle Ride

Eventually I wish to post the details about this year’s motorcycle ride but for now I have posted this first link to our photographs taken day to day. I uploaded 11 different albums showing the progress of our trip from … Continue reading

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Little Big Horn by Gold Wing

JUNE 25TH 1876 133 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn the French explorer, La Verendrye, brought the first old world Spanish horses into the Dakotas from somewhere down in Nebraska. The horses, left to run wild by the … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Boids or “Safety in Flocking”

When we strike out on our rally rides to places like Devil’s Tower, Sundance, Custer State Park, the Badlands, Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, Mammoth Site, Mount Rushmore and a hundred other attractions there is no accounting for why … Continue reading

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2011

Evening Thunder Holly and I started our annual motorcycle tour with a quick stopover at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. To avoid the thick of the fray in Sturgis (and because we booked so late) we stayed in … Continue reading

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Gold Wing Ride 2011

For the 2011 summer season Holly and I were thinking of going east. It had been a beautiful summer so far and we were looking forward to the great weather on the ride. I was also looking forward to trying … Continue reading

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Alfred’s Motorcycle Workshop

In a recent visit to Munich an aircraft engineer and manager of a major maintenance facility saw the images of my motorcycles on my laptop. He asked if I was interested in seeing his “collection.” I will let him tell … Continue reading

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